Texas Education Code
Sec. § 1001.001
Definitions


In this chapter:

(1)

Repealed by Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1044 , Sec. 70(a)(1), eff. September 1, 2015.

(2)

"Approved driving safety course" means a driving safety course approved by the department.

(3)

"Commission" means the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation.

(4)

"Course provider" means an enterprise that:

(A)

maintains a place of business or solicits business in this state;

(B)

is operated by an individual, association, partnership, or corporation; and

(C)

has received an approval for a driving safety course from the department or has been designated by a person who has received that approval to conduct business and represent the person in this state.

(5)

"Department" means the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.

(6)

"Driver education" means a nonvocational course of instruction that provides the knowledge and hands-on experience to prepare persons for written and practical driving tests that lead to authorization to operate a vehicle.

(7)

"Driver education school" means an enterprise that:

(A)

maintains a place of business or solicits business in this state; and

(B)

is operated by an individual, association, partnership, or corporation for educating and training persons in driver education or driver education instructor development.

(8)

"Driver training" means:

(A)

driver education provided by a driver education school; or

(B)

driving safety training provided by a driving safety school.

(9)

"Driver training school" means a driver education school or driving safety school.

(10)

"Driver training school employee" means a person, other than an owner, who directly or indirectly receives compensation from a driver training school for instructional or other services rendered.

(11)

"Driver training school owner" means:

(A)

in the case of a driver training school owned by an individual, the individual;

(B)

in the case of a driver training school owned by a partnership, all full, silent, or limited partners; or

(C)

in the case of a driver training school owned by a corporation, the corporation, its directors and officers, and each shareholder owning at least 10 percent of the total of the outstanding shares.

(12)

"Driving safety course" means a course of instruction intended to improve a drivers knowledge, perception, and attitude about driving.

(13)

"Driving safety school" means an enterprise that:

(A)

maintains a place of business or solicits business in this state; and

(B)

is operated by an individual, association, partnership, or corporation for educating and training persons in driving safety.

(13-a)

"Executive director" means the executive director of the department.

(14)

"Instructor" means an individual who holds a license for the type of instruction being given.

(14-a)

"National criminal history record information" has the meaning assigned by Section 22.081.

(15)

"Person" means an individual, firm, partnership, association, corporation, or other private entity or combination of persons.
Added by Acts 2003, 78th Leg., ch. 1276, Sec. 6.012(a), eff. Sept. 1, 2003.
Amended by:
Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 820 (H.B. 2678), Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2011.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1044 (H.B. 1786), Sec. 3, eff. September 1, 2015.
Acts 2015, 84th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1044 (H.B. 1786), Sec. 70(a)(1), eff. September 1, 2015.
Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 1144 (H.B. 2847), Sec. 2.001, eff. September 1, 2019.
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